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The Introduction of the Special Issue

This issue is about Forensic Explosion Seismology which includes underground nuclear explosions, underwater explosions and artificial surface explosions.


The Research Scope of the Special Issue

· underground nuclear explosions

· underwater explosions

· artificial explosions

· North Korean nuclear tests

· ROKS Cheonan Sinking

· surface explosions


The Article Title of the Special Issue

1: Nuclear explosion discrimination

2: Characteristics of underwater explosions

3: North Korean nuclear tests investigation

4: ROKS Cheonan sinking cause

5: Seismic yield estimates for nuclear tests

6: Source mechanism of nuclear tests

7: Source depth estimate for North Korean nuclear tests


Submission guidelines

All papers should be submitted via the Advances in Geoscience submission system:


Submitted articles should not be published or under review elsewhere. All submissions will be subject to the journal’s standard peer review process. Criteria for acceptance include originality, contribution, scientific merit and relevance to the field of interest of the Special Issue.


Important Dates

Paper Submission Due: August 31 ,2019


The Lead Guest Editor

So Gu KIm